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1511, 2018

Thanks to all our funders

We have received a Magic Little Grant through the partnership between Localgiving and the Postcode Community Trust. The Postcode Community Trust is a grant-giving charity funded entirely by players of People’s Postcode Lottery. We received [...]

2208, 2018

Medal Success at Anniversary Games

Celebrating 40 years of Special Olympics in Great Britain, the Anniversary Games were held from 9th to 13th August at the University of Stirling. Six of our athletes were amongst 1,400 athletes with intellectual disabilities [...]

508, 2018

Sunday Coaching Sessions

Please note that there will be no more training sessions until 9th September. On Thursday 9th August six of our athletes will travel to Stirling for four days competition in the Special Olympics Anniversary Games. [...]

2806, 2018

Our athletes learn about Fit 5

Fit 5 is a Special Olympics fitness resource that provides tips and information to help athletes, parents and coaches lead a healthy lifestyle through physical activity, nutrition and hydration. It is based on the three [...]

912, 2017

Generous support from Co-op members

Thanks to the generous support of Co-op members in Southport we received £4,877.81 from the Co-op Local Community Fund. We joined in the Celebration Day at the Fylde Road store to publicise our activities.

2310, 2017

More Table Tennis Gold

The SO Southern Region Table Tennis were held in Bournemouth yesterday. Dan, competing in Division 2, won another gold medal to add to his collection.

2008, 2017

Medal Success at National Summer Games

Ten local athletes from Southport & Formby Special Athletes were part of a team representing the North West at the 2017 National Special Olympics Summer Games in Sheffield. 2600 athletes with intellectual disabilities competed at [...]

2304, 2017

North West Region Football

Three of our footballers took part in a Special Olympics Regional 7 a side football event today. Together with athletes from Widnes and Ellesmere Port they have been selected to represent the North West at [...]

2601, 2017

Asda raises £200 for Special Athletes

Shoppers at Southport Asda were able to use their green tokens to vote for us between October and December. Although we didn't get the most tokens Asda still gave us £200 to help our athletes [...]